The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 40 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.14% 2.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £23,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
MCP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 56 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.34% 32.75% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 14
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £28,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +57.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MCP
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Halifax region.

MCP Salary Trend in Halifax

MCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) OpenView
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) AppDynamics

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds